What is another word for scaremonger?

Pronunciation: [skˈe͡əmʌŋɡə] (IPA)

A scaremonger is someone who spreads fear and panic through exaggeration or misinformation. There are several synonyms for scaremonger, including fear-monger, alarmist, panic-monger, scaremongerer, and troublemaker. Fear-monger implies deliberate and calculated attempts to spread fear for personal gain. Alarmist suggests someone who overreacts to a situation and creates unnecessary panic. Panic-monger is used to describe someone who causes chaos and confusion by spreading unfounded rumors. Scaremongerer is a more informal term that retains the same meaning. Finally, a troublemaker is someone who intentionally causes disruption or conflict, often through the spreading of negative information.

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What are the hypernyms for Scaremonger?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Scaremonger?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for scaremonger (as nouns)

Usage examples for Scaremonger

Thus although Lord Roberts was denounced as a scaremonger for urging the country to prepare for defence against a design openly avowed by Germany both in speech and print, and in 1921 the Duke of Northumberland was declared the victim of a delusion for believing in the existence of a plot against the British Empire which had been proclaimed in a thousand revolutionary harangues and pamphlets.
"Secret Societies And Subversive Movements"
Nesta H. Webster
Mind you, although I'm no scaremonger, it would be rather risky going far into the Gcaleka country just now, just the two of us, and I'm responsible to your dad for your safe return, you know, Dick.
"Harley Greenoak's Charge"
Bertram Mitford

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